‘During September 2014, DIG Collective are hosting a series of residencies, performances and events responding to and sited in an 8sq metre cubic hole dug into the large garden of the Old Rectory in Hackney Central, a property slated for imminent demolition and redevelopment.’
On 21 September, writer, Presenter, Producer and Film Curator at Whitechapel Gallery Gareth Evans curates a series of readings from an array of prestigious local and internationally renowned writers, narrating from the hole, inspired by the site.’
A snap of me reading in the Hole.
‘ On Sunday 28th Doc’n Roll will close with Howard S Bergman and Susan Stahman’s A Life in the Death of Joe Meek which, through contributions from a cast of musicians including Jimmy Page, Alex Kapranos, Edwyn Collins and Mike Berry, offers a fascinating insight into the life of Britain’s first independent pop record producer.
The screening will be followed by a Q&A with director Howard Berger, and Mike Berry whose first hit “A Tribute to Buddy Holly’ was produced by Meek in 1961 and chaired by author and Meek enthusiast Travis Elborough.’
‘The screening will be followed by a Q&A with the writers of the film Bob Stanley and Travis Elborough along with British Pop Artist Sir Peter Blake.’